Alain and Cris go down the rabbit hole and examine a possible breakup of the United States. Remembering the 500 anniversary of Martin Luther’s protest and Alain meets a civil rights hero. Plus a rare lightning round; Spain, JFK, Senator Flake (LDS integrity).
Back from vacation we bring you a full episode. Alain and Cris examine the requirements some states have for construction recovery efforts. Other topics: Ben McAdams (Salt Lake County Mayor) enters the race for UT Congressional District 4, Spain may split in half, tax reform, and more.
This episode does discuss Sex Ed and may not be suitable for small ears. With the campaign circus in town our hosts talk medical Marijuana, Sex Ed, Environmental Stewardship in the Book of Mormon, President Obama visits a mosque, and Women registering with selective service.
In 2015 how can an American city poison thousands of residents? Our hosts talk about the crumbling American infrastructure, the 2016 election, Utah's new Count My Vote Law, and our weekly Political Science Geek moment. Tell us what you think of this episode: email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, tweet us at @latterdayleft.
Tom Taylor joins us to discuss his run for Utah's 4th Congressional District and stays to talk about healthcare, the opioid addiction, science and education, and Ezra Taft Benson.
The last episode of the 2015 has arrived and we are only getting better. This week our hosts reflect on the Christmas holiday, discuss modern Bethlehem and wrap up the year with a little public policy, presidential election thoughts, and BYU’s new football coach.
This week our theme music is a traditional Irish carol, the Wexford Carol performed by The Celtic Woman.
Darlene McDonald stops by to share her story and discuss what her solutions are to our current woes. Plus we add to the debate on firework bans and more. Topics include: Health care, Race, poverty, jobs, economy, Hobby Lobby, Flat Earthers
National Candidates descend on Utah, the NSA said no to Hillary, James Madison's Birthday, GMO’s, SXSW, plus more. We want to hear from you email us at
Our resident constitutional law expert, Alain Balmanno, clarifies some aspects of executive powers, how they relate to the military, and in what situations Congress must officially declare war. Email us at email@example.com and weigh in.